Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

To find an event near you just select your branch area (see In Your Area to find the closest branch to you) and then click the Filter button. You can also refine your selection using the Categories on the left-hand panel.

 

The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

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West Midlands: Meadows Festival

Saturday 24th June 2017, 11am-4pm
The Bog, Stiperstones NNR, south-east of Shrewsbury

Come along to the Meadows Festival at Stiperstones National Nature Reserve (NNR) where there will be a BC stall, butterfly walks, children’s activities and much more...

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Tuesday 27th June 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) on a work party to remove Mellilot, a highly invasive plant, from Monkwood Reserve, near SInton Green,,,

Les

West Midlands: Moth Breakfast

Friday 30th June 2017, 9am-11am
Bodenham Gravel Pit, Bodenham, north of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch at Bodenham Gravel Pit for a Moth Breakfast, organised by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust. We will be investigating the moths trapped last night...

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Warwickshire: Field Trip

Saturday 1st July 2017: 11am
Prees Heath BC reserve, Whitchurch, Shropshire

Join the Warwickshire Branch on a butterfly walk at Prees Heath Common reserve in Shropshire. It is the only site in the Midlands that supports the Silver-studded Blue butterfly...

Comma Butterfly

West Midlands: 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Saturday 1st July 2017: 2pm till late
The Haycop Nature Reserve, Broseley, south of Ironbridge

Join the West Midlands Branch in celebrating the tenth anniversary of The Haycop nature reserve. There will be a hog roast, local ales, live music, local crafts, owls, children’s activities...

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West Midlands: Guided Walk

Sunday 2nd July 2017: 2pm
Prees Heath Common Reserve

Join the West Midlands Branch looking for Silver-studded Blue butterflies on our Prees Heath Common Reserve...

White Admiral

West Midlands: Guided Walk

Sunday 9th July 2017: 2pm
Grafton Wood reserve, Grafton Flyford, east of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch for a guided walk at our Grafton Wood reserve (east of Worcester), where we hope to see White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies....

Grayling

West Midlands: Guided Walk

Monday 17th July 2017: 11am
Malvern Hills, North Hill

Join the West Midlands Branch for a guided walk to see Grayling butterflies in the Malvern Hills. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Thursday 20th July 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) on a work party to remove Mellilot, a highly invasive plant, from Monkwood Reserve, near SInton Green. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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West Midlands: Guided Walk

Saturday 22nd July 2017, 2pm-4pm
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east Of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch at Haugh Wood for a guided walk following the green trail. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

White-Letter Hairstreak

West Midlands: Baggeridge Country Park

Saturday 22nd July 2017: 11am
Baggeridge Country Park, Dudley

Join the West Midlands Branch at Baggeridge Country Park for a White-letter Hairstreak foray. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world. Why not download ...

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West Midlands: Field Trip

Saturday 22nd July 2017: 11am
Trench Wood Reserve, Sale Green, north-east of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch and the Worcester Branch of Worcestershire Wildlife Trust.(WWT) on Trench Wood reserve near Worcester for this Big Butterfly Count event...

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West Midlands: Butterfly ID and Survey Training

Saturday 22nd July 2017, 11am-3.30pm
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre,

Improve your butterfly identification skills on this ID training and butterfly survey of the Onny meadows, with butterfly themed family activities. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count...

Dark Green Fritillary

West Midlands: Guided Walk

Sunday 23rd July 2017: 10.30am
Wardlow Quarry, Cauldron Lowe, east of Stoke-on-Trent

Join the West Midlands Branch at Cauldron Lowe for a guided walk where we hope to see Dark Green Fritillary and Wall butterflies and Six-belted Clearwing moths. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

Les

West Midlands: Moth Breakfast And Guided Walk

Sunday 23rd July 2017: 8.30am and 11am
Monkwood Reserve,north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) at 8.30am at Monkwood Reserve for a Moth Breakfast and a guided walk at 11am. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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West Midlands: Wood White Heritage Event

Tuesday 25th July 2017, 11am-3pm
Wigmore Rolls, Leominster

Join the West Midlands Branch on a Wood White butterfly walk and survey at Wigmore Rolls. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world. Why not...

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 6th August 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) on a work party to remove Mellilot, a highly invasive plant, from Monkwood Reserve, near SInton Green. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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West Midlands: Course - Butterflies and Moths

Monday 7th to Friday 11th August 2017
Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury

This Field Studies Centre course will cover aspects of butterfly and moth identification, trapping and information on the national notable species and life histories, and suggest methods to encourage these fascinating insects and their close relatives into our gardens...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 9th August 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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West Midlands: Far Forest Show

Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th August 2017
Wyre Forest, west of Kidderminster

Visit the West Midlands Branch's stall at the Far Forest Show. There will be children's activities and much more...

Les

West Midlands: Moth Morning And BC Stall

Sunday 20th August 2017: 9am
Ashwood Nurseries, Kingswinford, west of Dudley

Join the West Midlands Branch at the National Gardens Scheme Open Day at Ashwood Nurseries (Kingswinford) for a moth morning. We will have a stall...

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West Midlands: Moth And Bat Evening

Saturday 26th August 2017: 8.15pm till late
Cecilly Brook & Hales Pool Local Nature Reserves (LNR)

Join the West Midlands Branch at Cecilly Brook & Hales Pool Local Nature Reserves near Cheadle for a moth and bat evening...

Brown Hairstreak

West Midlands: Guided Walk

Sunday 27th August 2017: 11am
Grafton Wood reserve, Grafton Flyford, east of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch for a guided walk at our Grafton Wood reserve (east of Worcester), where we hope to see Brown Hairstreak butterflies. This is a special event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Grafton Wood becoming a Butterfly Conservation and Worcs Wildlife Trust (WWT) reserve...

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West Midlands: Course - An Introduction to Leaf Mining Moths

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th September 2017
Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury

The Field Studies Council course is aimed at total beginners wishing to study leaf-mining moths, as well as people with more advanced knowledge of the group, but whatever your skill level it will be designed to stretch you...